Ford & Slater, one of the UK’s largest DAF dealer groups, is opening a new state-of-the-art factory in Birtley. The new 2.5-acre site will open to customers on May 3rd 2022.
The dealer has a 24 hour service, 5 workshop bays, 19 DAF trained technicians, a tachograph calibration centre, a parts stock of £800,000 of DAF parts of origin and parts of truck and trailer all brands TRP, and a free delivery of parts everywhere in the North-East.
Huw Teasdale, Regional Manager at Ford & Slater, commented:
“We look forward to starting working with and supporting customers throughout the North East. We have a fantastic team here ready to deliver the levels of quality and service that the Ford & Slater name is synonymous with throughout the transportation industry.
The opening of Birtley brings the number of Ford & Slater locations in the UK to 13, following the opening of the new Chesterfield site in January 2022, as well as 11 existing dealerships in central and eastern England.
Ford and Slater co-CEO Tim Strevens concluded:
“We have a long and proud history of representing the DAF brand and we are delighted to further expand our network. I am incredibly proud of the entire team involved in bringing Ford & Slater Birtley to fruition and we look forward to opening our doors to existing and new customers in the area.
Ford & Slater Birtley hours of operation are Monday 07:00 to Saturday 19:30 24 hours. Sunday 07.00 to 19.30.